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Old 09-30-07, 07:59 AM
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Mmmm...new "GO-FAST" parts!!


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Old 09-30-07, 08:05 AM
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Thread of the year. Seriously.
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Ive been promised a set for my birthday.
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Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
Thread of the year. Seriously.
Well it certainly had that potential until you replied.

Do you have a source for those, Ed? I was told my next build requires the "Barbie" version. I would like to be able to EP if possible.
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Old 09-30-07, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by gastro View Post
Well it certainly had that potential until you replied.

Do you have a source for those, Ed? I was told my next build requires the "Barbie" version. I would like to be able to EP if possible.
I have been told already that those make you're bike lighter. . .but "faster"?? I don't know if I buy that. . .
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Old 09-30-07, 09:28 AM
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But how much do they weigh?
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Originally Posted by Aaron_F View Post
But how much do they weigh?
They weigh about 2kg...much lighter than the lead bar end plugs that preceded them.

Gastro, Barbie sucks...Dora rules!!! (good luck finding Dora Razzle Tazzles though-I thought I was gonna get kicked out of the store b/c of the scene I caused when they told me that Dora was sold out)

When you install your new Razzle Tazzles, you need to put a lighter spring in your fork b/c they cause aerodynamic "lift" at high speeds which decreases preload. For better high speed handling, you should balance it out with one of those 6' fiberglass sticks with the big orange flag at the top installed at the far rear end of the bike...it's easiest if you just jam it down between the rear derailleur cable.(that way it doesn't snag on anything...no need for a Shadow) The combination will give the bike a lighter "overall" feel at speed without affecting slow technical singetrack handling.
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Old 09-30-07, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
They weigh about 2kg...much lighter than the lead bar end plugs that preceded them.

Gastro, Barbie sucks...Dora rules!!! (good luck finding Dora Razzle Tazzles though-I thought I was gonna get kicked out of the store b/c of the scene I caused when they told me that Dora was sold out)

When you install your new Razzle Tazzles, you need to put a lighter spring in your fork b/c they cause aerodynamic "lift" at high speeds which decreases preload. For better high speed handling, you should balance it out with one of those 6' fiberglass sticks with the big orange flag at the top installed at the far rear end of the bike...it's easiest if you just jam it down between the rear derailleur cable.(that way it doesn't snag on anything...no need for a Shadow) The combination will give the bike a lighter "overall" feel at speed without affecting slow technical singetrack handling.
So, you can do bigger gaps at the same speed as before? Will we see a Ti version on Dh rigs soon?
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post

Ed- You put that schwag on the wrong bike- shoulda gone on the b i t c h i n' singleator hanging up in the background.
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Originally Posted by kenhill3 View Post
Ed- You put that schwag on the wrong bike- shoulda gone on the b i t c h i n' singleator hanging up in the background.
Not singleator...Sea Doodle!
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Originally Posted by mtnbiker66 View Post
So, you can do bigger gaps at the same speed as before? Will we see a Ti version on Dh rigs soon?
This IS the Thai version.
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what about carbon fiber ribbons for us men?
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Originally Posted by nymtber View Post
what about carbon fiber ribbons for us men?
They are carbon fiber. They're just not woven together or resin'd up. It's "nude carbon" at its finest.
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Old 10-01-07, 07:59 AM
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I will second Dora as being superior to Barbie. Very nice danglies by the way.
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Bob the Builder ribbons for me!
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LOL Nice!
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Wow. Beats my Cookie Monster bar-buddy even! Nice.
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Hell yes Easton bars and Razzle Tazzles! Where can I get these from!?
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